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  1. B5 Garage
    Hi all, I am pulling and mounting a V6 2.8L tomorrow and need to know the bolt size to mount on the engine stand. A member that's been helping me out says its either 14 or 16mm threaded bolts but need to know for sure. Will have to pick these up before pulling the engine. If anyone knows the...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi all. Working on a 2003 Passat wagon currently. Looking through various forum questions, I see that there are "AEB" and "AWM" variants of these cars... but NOBODY says what these stand for! So... what do these abbreviations stand for? Thanks!
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have read many posts in this and other forums, and cannot see the same type of problem described or solved..... 2003 (b5.5) wagon with 1.8T and 5-speed. From a complete stand still, when releasing clutch, there is a rough vibration - no metal or weird sounds, just vibration. This happened...
  4. B5 Garage
    Hi, I am about to do some work on my 04 Passat 1.8T (AWM) and trying to find the size/type of Bolts to use to mount the engine to the hoist then to stand? also, location and procedure where to bolt things up would appreciated. just trying to save some guess work & trouble) planing on getting...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm not sure if the search function is working. It did not turn any topics up. My daughter's 2002 Passat 1.8t automatic has the AC start blowing warm air usually at a stand still. It then seems to kick back on when running. Any suggestions? It is hot in Florida and is much needed. Thanks
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, I am new here, have already saw so many good articles in this forum. I want to add an iPone Dock and a GPS stand in the two little storages above the radio in my 08 passat, will find some answers here or after all, I might share my experience.
  7. The Showroom
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  8. B5 Garage
    I so lucky that no one was injured other than emotional shock! I have been working on my front suspension for a while, today was the day to start putting new things back. Around noon time eastern time, I was using a bottle jack to push strut up so that I can connect upper control arm (on the...
  9. The Showroom
    I have a new toy :lol:
  10. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Where is the best place for the Jack Stands (front & rear). I know where the jacking points are but am not sure of the best place to set the stands. Thanks in advance to anyone who can help.
  11. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    exactly what the title says...:thumbup:
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    here is a quote from a forum I was reading but have no clue what they are trying to say. You can use either or both of the lines shown here... One is the FPR or the DV... It is up to you which one you use and doesn't really matter... Just make sure you are feeding it into the intake and NOT the...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm thinking about running a stand alone with my setup, but I can't figure out if we can because of the electronic throttle? I'd like to run an AEM mostly because I'm going to be running a custom turbo setup with water meth, I'd like to delete the SAP and the MAF, and I can't find any software...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does that work? It's how my car is right now, started raining and I decided to ask. (Picture taken on rear driver's side) Would this be safer? (I circled it in my picture before I found this pic) ____ Yes, I did search - yes, I did read the "authoritative floor jacking" thread, here are...
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